Domains .cat

CAT is a generic domain used to identify you with a name, product, brand, etc. on the Internet, through a web page or other services such as email. For example, if someone wants to see your web page that is under your domain CAT, they will write in a browser www.yourdomainname.cat

.CAT domain name was the first domain extension granted to a linguistic community. The .CAT can be registered by any individual or company, the only requirement is that it has significant content in Catalan, focused on the Catalan-speaking community. You can also have content in other languages besides Catalan.


Requirements .cat

- .cat domain registration is avaliable for every person, organization or Business. The only requirements are that the website has significant content in Catalan and/or speaks about Catalan culture.


Additional services

- With the purchase of your .cat domain you can select our DNS servers for the activation of your ".cat" domain.

- Entorno puts at your disposal with .cat domain registration a wide range of services of hosting, virtual servers and SSL certificates.

- If you are interested in recovering or monitoring a domain .cat you can check our corporate services section.

- When buying web domain with the .cat extension we can help you in your online presence project with opensource applications such as Wordpress, Drupal, etc. or custom projects hosted on your .cat web domain



To register .cat domains you will have to complete an on-line registry form.

Allowed characters:

- Minimum: 1

- Maximum: 63

- Letters and numbers.

- Hyphens ("-"), Hyphens are not allowed before or after the domain name.

The registration is done for 1 to 10 years.


How to renew

To renew .cat domains, the domain must be on the renewal period and it can be renewed for 1 to 9 years.

The renewal period starts 30 days before the expiration date.

The .cat domains also supports early renewal.


How to transfer

To transfer a .cat domain it is necessary:

- Auth code. This code must be facilitated by the actual registry.

- The domain must be un-locked for transfer. If so, you must contact the current registrar to un-lock the domain.

- More than 60 days of registration.

When a domain .cat is transferred, it's renewed for another year. The process completes in 5 days maximum.

We suggest you transfer your domain name enough days before expiration in order to avoid your transfer being denied.


Owner change

We can only make a holder trade of .cat domains if Entorno Digita is a Registrar. Otherwise, the first thing we must do is transfer the domain to Entorno Digital.

In order to make the holder trade it can be done through the domain extranet. You can request it on the field “Holder Change”. Once the request is paid two emails will be sent automatically, one to the actual holder and another to the new one. By accepting both emails the Holder Trade will be done automatically.

The Holder Trade has a price of 50 euros for .cat domain (price without VAT)


Contacts and DNS update

You can modify your contacts and DNS servers of your .cat domains through you control panel on our website, on the field “REGISTERED USER” on our website.

The changes are done at a real time and have no cost (Except owner change).

Entorno is a Registrar Agent accredited by the Fundació PuntCAT

Among other objectives are:

- Publicize activities related to the management and promotion of the .cat domain

- Promote the normalization of the use of Catalan and Catalan identity in the field of Internet and ICT